Razer - Thresher Ultimate Wireless Dolby Headphone 7.1 Gaming Headset for PS4 - Black

Communicate with your team by using this Razer headset for the PlayStation 4. Dolby 7.1 surround sound fully immerses you into game play, and its retractable microphone adjusts to your mouth, so you can give clear commands. This Razer headset has foam ear cushions to keep you comfortable during extended gaming sessions.

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$249.99

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What's Included


  • 2 x USB to Micro-USB cable
  • 7.1 surround sound audio hub
  • Headset stand
  • Optical cable
  • Product information guide
  • Razer Thresher Ultimate Wireless Dolby Headphone 7.1 Gaming Headset for PS4

Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
67% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (6 out of 9)

Features


The Razer Thresher Ultimate for PS4 provides you with industry-leading realistic audio with the Dolby Digital and Dolby Headphone 7.1 technologies

50 mm drivers with neodymium magnets create clear, powerful lifelike audio

The retractable unidirectional microphone gives you the flexibility to communicate with your teammates clearly, delivering your commands with true-to-life quality and reliability

Lightweight plush ear cushions are made of memory foam and leatherette so that they effortlessly conform to the unique shape of your head

Up to 16 hours of battery life on a single charge for extremely long gaming sessions

Features lag-free wireless audio with a12m range from the audio hub for PlayStation 4

Compatible with PlayStation 4 and PC


Overall customer rating

4.1
67%
would recommend to a friend

Pros

Cons

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Best Overall Wireless Headset of 2017

    Posted
    kevikev
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I was apprehensive at trying out another wireless headset that used the 2.4GHz spectrum for its wireless frequency as I haven't had good luck with the range on other headsets but decided to try out the Thresher after reading about another user's positive experience. The packaging is excellent and easy to setup. I attached the base station to my PC using the included braided micro USB cable and placed it about 2 feet away from my PC so I could isolate the base station from my other devices. Held down the power button on the headset to place it into pairing mode, turned on the base station, and the Razer logo on the ear cups of the Thresher flashed until it had paired with the base station. Windows 10 detected and installed drivers for the base station automatically. The headset shows up in the Sound Manager as: Headset Earphone (Razer Thresher Ultimate for PS4) for Playback and Headset Microphone (Razer Thresher Ultimate for PS4) for Recording. The first test that I always perform with new headsets is the Skype Echo / Sound Test service since it will automatically record my voice and then play it back to me. This tells me at least that my microphone is working and that I can hear the test service's voice, too. Tested passed successfully. I'm not too picky in terms of microphone quality but it sounded like it would perform just fine in my daily Skype meetings for work. Tested the mute function successfully by using pressing down on the volume dial for the microphone (left ear cup). There's a red LED that comes on at the end of the boom microphone. My next test is to measure how well the wireless signal works as I walk around my home. My Logitech G533s lose signal once I leave my home office and in general cannot tolerate having 1-2 walls in between the headset and the dongle. The Thresher in comparison did not lose signal 30-40 feet away and through 3-4 walls. I haven't tried testing the signal on my 2nd story (my home office is on my 1st floor). It's already performing better than the G533s and my Astro A50 (3rd Generation). Moving beyond 40 feet loses signal and the headset will output 2 beeps if signal has been lost. Overall I'd recommend this headset to others if you can tolerate the high cost. The G533s are about half the cost and work fine as long as you don't lose line of sight from the dongle. Deducting 1 star for the higher cost and lack of Bluetooth and active noise cancelling offered by other headsets.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Decent

    Posted
    Ghost
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    All these high end gaming headsets are all subpar for their price point in my opinion. The trade offs in sound quality for the "console & gaming" features on these headsets doesn't justify their price. This headset specifically is uncomfortable after only a couple hours and has no adjustability for fit. The microphone is no better than any of its competitors and doesn't offer any monitoring. There's no EQ or customization options available on the headset and it doesn't have any customization software. There's no way to control the game & chat levels on the headset. The volume rollers change microphone input volume and combined volume. The charging port is poor quality and I worried about breaking it after only a couple charges. I ended up getting an open-back pair of studio headphones to get a larger sound stage and higher quality audio all around. Added a mod mic for voice chat and the Sennheiser GSX 1000 amp for surround processing. All together this came in just over the cost of this headset and the audio quality alone justified the change, all the other components are superior quality as well so it's impossible to recommend anything in this market category.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great headphones, except for auto-off feature

    Posted
    Xlerb
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I'm using them on a PC. Setup was trivial, they sound great and are comfortable to wear all day. Well worth the money for that level of quality. Nothing to detract from the good things said by other reviewers there. My only complaint is that they have a power saving feature that will turn them off after several minutes of perceived inactivity. Unfortunately listening to audio that is fairly quiet isn't always enough to keep them from turning off. This feature does not seem to be adjustable or something you can disable. This shouldn't be an issue for gaming scenarios - it isn't for me. But it does get in the way for using them for listening to any music with long quiet passages, or for even for voice conferencing if there are significant quiet periods during the conversation. And I also want to use them for those purposes. So for me 4.5 stars seems a fair rating. But as I can't give half a star I'll leave it at 5 because knocking them down to 4 is too harsh.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Save your money...

    Posted
    JonJK
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Ok. So, I really really tried to like these. I did. I own several other Razer products and love them. These headphones though... ugh. Where to start: If you’re running other wireless networks and meshes, you don’t want these. They clash with my Sonos setup and other wireless devices so badly that I was barely able to hear anything other than .5sec bursts. The mic is poor quality and was broken brand new out of the box. I did like the optical in, but there’s no bypass! I had no idea it came with mic monitoring, and never got a chance to test. Everything feels very cheap. I like light cans, but this just feels so... plastic. And I don’t want to spend $250 for cheap. The sound quality was ok. Nothing better than any of the other decent simulated, software driven 7.1 headsets out there. Sorry, Razer. I’m going with SteelSeries’ Arctis 7. (Had them since returning the Threshers and have been very happy.)

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Great Sound/Poor Options

    Posted
    HappyCableCutter
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I really had to think about this The three stars are purely for how comfortable and the sound of the headset. For starters the cans sound terrific. Easily on of the best sound profiles. I would imagine if you are using this for PC this would be terrific. For PS4 the lack of simple options are a major oversight. For one there is no way to adjust chat/game auto on the headset, you must go through the PS4 dash board. However, if you do this you must run the sound through USB and loose the surround sound option. There is also no way to adjust the sound profile, more bass etc. Though I may argue the sound profile was nearly perfect. If you're a solo game on PS4 you will love these. If you play online at all, they're not nearly as useful. Such a shame.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing All Around

    Posted
    Vikram

    I had the Man O War Wireless but the headband was just not designed well. Small plastic tabs attached the top of the headband to the frame of it, and those snapped for me through no abuse on my end. These are surprisingly more comfortable to wear and more durable as well. Just a better design overall. It's also surprisingly comfortable to have on your neck if you need to take the headset off for a bit, the old MoW's I had just dug into my neck. These are expensive but for being a great wireless headset for both PC and PS4 (or xbox), they're worth the price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Don't Fret

    Posted
    Jeremy
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    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    I know this headset is a tish on the spendy side, but they are so worth the extra money, they are exceptionally comfortable, the sound is amazing, and the mic provides crisp clear sound for whomever you are talking with. My last, cheaper, pair was always buzzing for other people, and were much, much less comfortable, I had to put a hand towel between my head and the headband so it wouldn't dig into my skull. Plus the only padding there was snapped off within the year lowering the comfort even more. Remember to buy for the future, not just right now.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Thresher Yes

    Posted
    Kirt
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    The headset has premium sound quality with a pretty easy setup. I do wish the charging station was more dynamic and less cords. More like the Astor A50s

    I would recommend this to a friend




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